Hugh Hewitt Smacks Down Inexperienced WaPo Columnist: 'Ezra, You Are
October 13th, 2013 6:02 PM
The exceedlingly pompous Washington Post columnist Ezra Klein got a much-needed scolding from conservative talk radio host Hugh Hewitt Sunday.
After Klein complained that he couldn't "remember a time when House/Senate/WH sources were as pessimistic... as in these last 3 weeks,” Hewitt smartly shot back, "Ezra, you are 28!"
Radio's Hugh Hewitt Schools MSNBC's Karen Finney on History, Communism
August 27th, 2013 3:11 PM
Appearing on Hugh Hewitt's radio show, Monday, liberal MSNBC panelist Karen Finney angrily hung up on the host after he dismantled her claim that conservatives are modern day McCarthyites for opposing health care. Hewitt stopped Finney and demanded she explain her historical analogy.
As described by Politico, Hewitt pressed, "Did any communists infiltrate the United States government?" Finney…
NYT Reporter Bored by Question of Obama's 9/11 Chatter and Whereabout
May 27th, 2013 12:09 PM
Radio host Hugh Hewitt's interviews with reporters can be fascinating. On Tuesday, he pressed New York Times reporter Michael Shear about the question of what President Obama was doing on the night of September 11, 2012 as the Benghazi consulate came under a vicious terrorist attack. Shear showed an obvious distaste for digging into this, saying "relevance is in the eye of the beholder" and "I'…
Liberal Journalists Alter, Shear Rip White House Over AP Scandal
May 22nd, 2013 5:18 PM
Conservative talk radio host Hugh Hewitt featured two liberal journalists on his nightly program this week, and both joined the chorus of media outrage at the Obama administration over the Justice Department’s recent AP probe. Bloomberg View’s Jonathan Alter called Eric Holder’s explanation of the probe “pathetic” and suggested that President Obama should “apologize to journalists” over the…
Hugh Hewitt Finds MSNBC's Joy-Ann Reid Doesn't Really Care About Defic
November 29th, 2012 12:35 PM
Hugh Hewitt felt educated by a recent interview with current MSNBC omnipresence Joy-Ann Reid, the managing editor of the NBC-owned website TheGrio.com. He told his fans Reid was "very candid about what she wants from the lame duck Congress and from the president going forward. Sometimes the best thing a conservative can do is to let a lefty just state their objectives and their beliefs. Joy…
Quinnipiac Pollster Admits: ‘Probably Unlikely’ That Electorate Wi
September 26th, 2012 2:27 PM
With no manufactured outrage to hammer Mitt Romney at the moment, liberal journalists are now eagerly touting a series of polls which appear to show President Obama pulling away from the GOP nominee in several key states.
Unfortunately, these polls are relying on sample sizes which are skewed tremendously leftward with far more Democrats than Republicans and as such, they are unlikely to be…
Santorum Rips Keller's Claim 'He's Creeping Up On Christian Version Of
February 29th, 2012 12:20 PM
As NewsBusters reported Tuesday, former New York Times executive editor Bill Keller said on MSNBC's Morning Joe, "Sometimes [Rick] Santorum sounds like he's creeping up on a Christian version of Sharia law."
In response to this nonsense, the Republican presidential candidate told conservative talk radio host Hugh Hewitt later that day, "This is the intolerance of the Left. If you have…
Open Thread: Hugh Hewitt Takes on Politico Editor Over Liberal Bias
January 18th, 2011 9:06 AM
On Monday, conservative talk radio host Hugh Hewitt hosted Politico.com editor John Harris to discuss Politico's coverage of the aftermath of the Gabrielle Giffords shooting. Hewitt charged that Politico's reporting - both on the Tucson massacre and in general - has been driven hard to the left in recent years. Here's full audio of the exchange, via Breitbart.tv:
Wildest Larry O'Donnell Tirades: Romney's Religion Is Demented! So Is
September 25th, 2010 4:25 PM
Monday night marks the debut of Lawrence O'Donnell's very own show, called The Last Word, on MSNBC and if his guest spots on various programs on that network and the syndicated McLaughlin Group over the last few years are any indication, he's bound to give Keith Olbermann a run for his money for over-the-top loony tirades.O'Donnell reared his bigoted side on the December 8, 2007 edition of the…
MSNBC's David Shuster Rips Sarah Palin for 'Dem Hit List,' Brings on L
March 29th, 2010 12:34 PM
MSNBC's David Shuster on Monday continued to hit Sarah Palin for supposedly inciting hate against liberals and Democrats on her Facebook page. The cable channel's graphic hyperbolically complained, "Sarah Palin's Dem Hit-list." With no sense of irony, Shuster then brought on the vitriolic Mike Malloy to trash Palin. Malloy is the liberal radio host who said in 2009 that Dick Cheney has "been…
Hewitt and Huffington Fight About Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin
February 7th, 2010 3:26 PM
Conservative talk radio host Hugh Hewitt and liberal publisher Arianna Huffington squared off on Sunday in an epic ideological battle about Fox News's Glenn Beck and former Alaska governor Sarah Palin.With Howard Kurtz moderating on CNN's "Reliable Sources," the outspoken pair found very little to agree about.Unfortunately, Kurtz was by no means an impartial host oftentimes letting Huffington off…
'This Is The First Step Toward Single-Payer: I Admit That
October 21st, 2009 8:15 PM
Barack Obama likes to claim he believes in the free market, even as he lards his administration with what Hugh Hewitt has delightfully dubbed "Mickey Maoists" like Anita Dunn and Ron Bloom.But Ed Schultz has given away the game. On his MSNBC show this evening, Schultz said of ObamaCare: "this is the first step toward single-payer. I admit that."Here's Schultz's full statement . . .
Sacramento Paper Gets Meg Whitman's Voting Record Wrong
October 8th, 2009 2:50 PM
The Sacramento Bee has drawn some heat for a September 24 article about California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman's previous voting record.In the piece, author Andrew McIntosh alleged that "Whitman regularly skipped elections in California and several other states where she lived and worked."On Monday, conservative talk radio host Hugh Hewitt took McIntosh to task:
Ed Schultz Finds 'Hate Mongering' Intolerable - Except His Own
June 15th, 2009 9:09 PM
Leave it to a liberal with a microphone to condemn a practice he relishes when not pontificating.A recent example -- Ed Schultz from one day to the next on his radio show last week.On Wednesday, Schultz had this to say about conservative commentator Hugh Hewitt urging Americans not to buy GM or Chrysler vehicles since they are now manufactured by largely government-owned "socialist" companies (…